dnata Travel Group partners with Karhoo

Dnata Representation Services, part of the dnata Travel Group, a leading global travel management company based in Dubai, announced its appointment as the exclusive representation partner for Karhoo across the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar.

Karhoo brings licensed fleets around the world together with travel and hospitality businesses to offer smart mobility solutions to travellers. The company’s Mobility Exchange platform provides simple products and integration options allowing partners to natively offer mobility on their websites and mobile apps through a marketplace of 1.8 million vehicles worldwide.

The partnership will see dnata Representation Services offer travel agents access to Karhoo’s innovative services, enabling them to seamlessly book reliable airport transfers and offer travellers a truly door-to-door experience. dnata Representation Services will also support partners in integrating Karhoo’s Mobility Exchange platform into their website and mobile app to help them further improve customer experience and generate additional ancillary revenues.

Geoff Wood, Senior Vice President, Destination Management and Partnerships, dnata Travel Group, said: “We are proud to be appointed as the exclusive representation partner for Karhoo in the GCC. The Karhoo mobility marketplace for taxis and private cars will help complete the final piece of the travel jigsaw, allowing customers of travel businesses across the region to seamlessly book the first and last mile of their travel journeys. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

Karhoo gives travel agents and travellers access to a marketplace that delivers on average five quotes per ride request, protecting them from ‘price surges’, offering a fair market price at any given time. Travellers can make an informed choice using Karhoo’s transparent service criteria. Karhoo’s partnering providers are licensed and comply with local safety and cleanliness standards. Karhoo builds additional trust with driver rating and real-time tracking from the moment the driver has been allocated until the passenger is dropped off.